India’s top 10 key markets are expected to add a combined 36,000 guestrooms to their existing inventories by the end of 2013, translating to an average annual growth of 17%, global property consultancy Knight Frank India Pvt. Ltd. says.
Jumeirah Group has signed a management agreement with Liuhe Group to operate Jumeirah Thousand Islands Lake Resort, situated on Qiandao Lake in the heart of the popular Hangzhou-Thousand Island Yellow Mountain Golden Tourism Route.
Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts has tapped Andreas Schuster to take over the role of chief operating officer, effective March 1. Schuster is currently vice president of operations and business development for Danubius Hotel Group.
While a recent survey of hospitality employees finds that 77% say that their organization is committed to quality service, only 54% feel that their organization’s administrative policies and practices promote the most effective guest service.
Delhi-based hospitality firm Duet Hotels is developing five new three-star properties in India and is currently in talks with international hotel brands, including Hilton and Marriot for management tie-ups.
Marriott International continues its expansion in China with the signing of a management agreement with Sanding Holding Group Co. Ltd. for a 281-key Marriott-branded hotel in Yiwu, set to open in 2014.
Marine scientists argue that if the world continues at the current consumption rate, the global seafood resources are at risk of becoming non existent, some say by 2040. I am no scientist, nor do I believe the world will actually let that happen, but every chef will tell you that the fish are smaller now than they were several years ago. It is really up to us to manage how we handle the growing concern of seafood sustainability, and preserve our ability to prepare and serve this all important menu category.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has launched its free Concierge Insider Guides app designed specifically for the Apple iPad, making it the first major hotel brand with a consumer-facing application created just for the tablet computer.
According to a Monday CBS report receiving much attention today, al Qaeda terrorists have talked about poisoning salad bars and hotel buffets at various U.S. hotels and restaurants over a single weekend. Department of Homeland Security officials have deemed the threat as a "credible" one.
Security will be beefed up near the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel, which bore the brunt of the 26/11 terror strikes, and the area will be closed to vehicular traffic from Thursday, police said ahead of the festive season.
Effective today Jet Airways’ Premiere guests on the airline's full service flights between Mumbai and Delhi will now enjoy gourmet four course meals, plated in iconic Rosenthal crockery, thus presenting unmatched luxury and elegance on board Jet Airways' selected domestic flights.